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Few men in the history of animation had as hard a time forging a career as actor Regis Frick. It was not that Frick wasn’t a good actor; in fact, his recitations of Shakespeare were said to move audiences to tears. The problem was that Regis Frick’s had a face [...]
There are very few tragedies in the toon trade (not counting the release of Eight Crazy Nights), but the case of Leroy Poots certainly counts as one of them. Poots (1910-1982) was an animator and story man at the Disney Brothers studio in its earliest days, when it was still [...]
After many years of cluttering the market with cheaply produced, nasty-looking animated shows about robots, aliens, baby dolls who look like tiny Parisian hookers and yellow Japanese gremlins, veteran TV exec Joe Elberweist decided to bring absolutely nothing to the MIPTV market in France this year. “I am thinking about [...]